Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1993-1997, expects a "lower payroll figure" for February given the bad weather in the east coast.» Read More
While retailers batter down the hatches — some of them for good — in preparation for a difficult holiday season, Coach has a different strategy: Variety.
This holiday season is make or break for some retailers, and while it’s not even Halloween yet, we’re already seeing some of them break. Are we going to see more before Christmas?
Is he going to be the teacher you "thought he was?" That's the question some students at San Diego State will be asking themselves after the school named former college and NFL head coach Dennis Green as a teacher today. Green will teach BA703 — or Strategic Management — in SDSU's Sports Business Management program
Update II: After yesterday, I wasn't so sure that my prediction that the Jets would not get the $25,000 average for Coaches Club personal seat licenses would hold up. But things haven't been in the Jets' favor on Day 2 of the auction on eBay's StubHub.
UPDATED: The New York Jets lost the game Sunday in overtime to the Oakland Raiders. But they apparently won against those who didn't think they could raise $25,000 per personal seat license for the best seats in their new stadium, in these hard economic times. The top two PSL prices from yesterday were $65,100 (each for two seats) and $61,100 (each for four seats) for first-row 40-yard line seats.
Over the past couple weeks, I've been trying to keep you up to date on the latest in sports business and how the industry is being affected by the economy. I've tried my best not to be alarmist and to tell you the real story. But I'm afraid that some stories written by others are a bit overboard.
This economic slowdown couldn’t come at a worse time for retailers and electronics manufacturers — The holidays are typically their biggest earnings period. But you know what that means: Sales!
The New York Jets lost the game Sunday in overtime to the Oakland Raiders. But they apparently won against those who didn't think they could raise $25,000 per personal seat license for the best seats in their new stadium, in these hard economic times. The top two PSL prices from yesterday were $65,100 (each for two seats) and $61,100 (each for four seats) for first-row 40-yard line seats.
Do you have what it takes to tackle the Credit Free Holiday challenge? Sure you do!
I just received the top selling NFL jersey stats from Joanna Hunter at the NFL and the Cowboys have four players in the top 10. Here are the selling jerseys on NFLShop.com from April 1-Oct. 15:
Now that the US consumer has finally hit the wall, there’s growing speculation that the Federal Reserve will push its interest-rate pedal to the floor.
AIG's former CEO said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan it received from the U.S. government, while inflation numbers took an unexpected turn for the worse and retail sales slumped again in September. Following are today's top videos:
EBay reversed last year's loss and beat analysts' expectations, but a weak outlook disappointed investors.
Global credit markets continued to show signs of thawing, but worries about a world-wide recession loomed over markets.
Analysts say a lot of consumers have cut way back on spending -- and if the latest retail numbers are any indication, it's looking like a blue, blue Christmas for retailers. Tell us what you think.
A growing body of statistical and anecdotal evidence suggests that demand for televisions, computers, cameras and other electronics is falling sharply, say the New York Times.
Inflation took an unexpected turn for the worse, while retail sales slumped again in September, complicating the Fed's interest rate policy in the coming months.
Retailers may be dreaming of a green Christmas — as in, lots of greenbacks in the register — but at this rate, it's going to be a blue, blue Christmas.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke comments on the government's plan to solve the financial crisis, while this year's economics Nobel Prize winner gives his insight on the economy. Following are today's top videos:
I've been trying to figure out how the economic downturn is affecting the sales of sports tickets. The problem is that the only league that is really operating at full strength right now is the NFL and most of those tickets are sold out.